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Young girl killed in shooting incident

Young girl killed in shooting incident

| September 1, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:58 p.m., Aug. 29, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2500 block of Schaper Drive on a report of a shooting. Officers arrived and located a juvenile female down in the street, appearing to be in critical condition. Officers immediately began CPR on the teen until medics arrived, […]

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Our white liberal conundrum

Our white liberal conundrum

| September 1, 2015

By Walter L. Fields NNPA Columnist One of the enduring debates since the enslavement of Africans in the American colonies has been the extent to which well-meaning whites can appropriate black suffering and be a true participant in our liberation. From the roots of the abolitionist movement to the Niagara Movement, and subsequent founding of […]

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get up, stand up: your mama ain’t raise no fool

get up, stand up: your mama ain’t raise no fool

| September 1, 2015

© omowale-ketu oladuwa some people think great god gon’ come from the sky, take away everything, make everybody be high, but if you know what life is worth, you’ll look for yours right here on earth, so now you see the light, stand up for your rights, hey, get up, stand up… ––bob marley three […]

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Police investigate shots on Gaywood Drive

Police investigate shots on Gaywood Drive

| August 31, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Just before 4 p.m., Aug. 27, Fort Wayne police officers responded to the 3500 block of Gaywood Drive on the report of gunshots being heard. Uniformed officers responded and during their canvassing of the area they learned that the gun fire might have originated from inside a home in that same block. Utilizing their […]

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Suspect shot during Dollar General armed robbery

Suspect shot during Dollar General armed robbery

| August 31, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:16 p.m., Aug. 23, Fort Wayne police responded to the report of an armed robbery in progress at the Dollar General Store located at 3121 E. State Blvd. Shortly after officers arrived they were confronted by the two suspects at the front door of the business. Shots were fired hitting one of […]

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Dupree COGIC to host middle school math contest

Dupree COGIC to host middle school math contest

| August 30, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Dupree Memorial Church of God in Christ, 1231 Hayden St., is scheduled to host a citywide Middle School Math Contest for students in sixth, seventh and eighth grade on Sept. 26 at the church. Competition times for the day are: • 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.—Eighth grade competition. • 10 a.m. to 12 noon—Seventh […]

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‘Going Home’

‘Going Home’

| August 29, 2015

By Melissa Rinehart Special to Frost Illustrated Death is not an easy subject to discuss.  This is why metaphors like “Starting to pack my suitcase,” “Putting on my traveling shoes,” or “Going home” resonate so well within the African American community.  Some of you may even stop reading this story at this point.  However, I […]

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Greater Living Epistle Church House of Yahweh of Fort Wayne extends olive branch

Greater Living Epistle Church House of Yahweh of Fort Wayne extends olive branch

| August 28, 2015

By Jackie Wall Door Keeper  Greater Living Epistle Assembly HOUSE OF YAHWEH By authority and approval of Bishop Joe L. Swanson It is my prayer that this finds you, your family, and you assembly in good health and prosperity. We here at the House of Yahweh, where he has chosen to establish his house for […]

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J.D. Power network quality study ranks Verizon highest in U.S.

J.D. Power network quality study ranks Verizon highest in U.S.

| August 27, 2015

Customer study measures performance in call, messaging, data quality INDIANAPOLIS—For the second consecutive time, Verizon ranks the highest across all six regions among U.S. wireless providers, according to the J.D. Power 2015 Wireless Network Quality Performance Study℠, Volume 2. Verizon’s network performance was higher than the industry average in all three quality categories: calling, messaging […]

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Trump favors constructing police state

Trump favors constructing police state

| August 27, 2015

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist At bottom, the plan of Donald Trump, the GOP’s political playboy, to “solve” America’s crisis of undocumented Latino immigration is really quite simple: Turn the U.S. into a police state. Of course, Trump and his supporters, and the rest of the GOP presidency-seekers who are following, sheep-like, in his […]

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